Janet (Thomas) Deen, age 79, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, July 19, 2021 at her residence in Merkel. She was born on June 24, 1942 in Rotan, TX to A.W. Thomas and Vera Mae (Dawkins) Thomas.
Janet was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister and grandmother. She was very friendly and never met a stranger. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Merkel and was a devout Christian. Janet was a hairdresser for over 35 years and also worked part-time as a Municipal City Judge for over 14 years. She will be missed dearly by her family and friends.
Those left to cherish her memory are her husband: Wayne Deen of Merkel; two sons: Kerry Deen and wife Connie of Abilene, and Jason Deen and wife Jamie of Merkel; sister: Byrde Sparke of Rotan, TX; two grandsons: Blayne Deen and wife Regan of Waco, and Seth Deen of Arlington; granddaughter: Haylee Deen of Merkel, a host of nieces, nephews, and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents: A.W. Thomas and Vera; and three brothers: Eddie Thomas, Ray Thomas and John Thomas.
A visitation with the family will be held from 5pm-7pm, Thursday, July 22, 2021 at Starbuck Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 10am, Friday, July 23, 2021 at Rose Hill Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Starbuck Funeral Home and condolences may be sent online to the family at www.starbuckfuneralhome.com.
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